Because of YOUR support Galiano Community School has won a $100,000 Playground through BCAA Play Here. We are so grateful! 


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WHAT: Galiano kids are one of the TOP TEN FINALISTS in a contest to win a $100,000 playground. We need your votes to help them get there. 

HOW: Sign up above for daily voting reminders, which will include instructions on how to vote via email, Google, Facebook and Twitter.  You can vote once daily from each platform, for a total of 4 votes per person per day. THE TOP 3 FINALISTS WITH THE MOST VOTES WIN $100,000 EACH. Don't forget to tell your friends and to share this page on Facebook and Twitter. #betterplacetoplay #galianokids

WHEN: Voting is May 22 - June 18, 2017 VOTE EVERY DAY!

WHERE: go to to vote each of the 4 ways, every day!

WHY: The Galiano Community School playground is over 35 years old. As things get too old, they are removed but not replaced - like the old tire swing.  Help our kids improve and refresh their playspace!


Talking Galiano Playground at the Salt Spring Market with Raffi.

Galiano Kids with their Principal, Shannon Johnston, getting excited about a playground!


  • Bodega Ridge Resort

  • Galiano Kayaks

  • Salt Spring Wild Cider

  • galiano coffee company

  • Hennessy Hammock

  • Galiano Oceanfront Inn and Spa

  • Porlier Pass Provisions

  • The Funk Hunters

  • I am Genie

  • babes in the woods

  • Tru Value Foods

  • Sturdies Bay Bakery and Café

  • Galiano Island Books

  • Celestial Catering

  • Galiano Island Soapworks

  • Galiano Island Film and Television School

  • Moreland Design

  • Scoops Ice Cream and Burger Bar

  • The Crane and Robin Restaurant

  • The Flying Black Dog

  • Art and Soul Craft Gallery

  • Hummingbird Pub

  • Solomon Rose Gallery and Café



Tires on our playground have metal poking through and steel belting is coming through on some.

Missing Tire Swing

The tire swing was removed years ago.


A rusting zipline, held together with electrical tape to keep the chain from pinching the kids.

Rusty Support System

The structure of the existing playground is rusting.


Splintering Wood

Wood structure is splitting and gives kids splinters.

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